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David Ross
David Ross
06:40 Jul-19-2007
NDT Ultrasonic Device Question

I am developing a simple remote switch that will communicate with it's receive through a short (one metre) length of stainless steel. The application cannot use wires or RF energy. In creating a bench-top system to use for characterizing the structure (it has a few joints with metal-metal contact but is otherwise a very clean 2" diameter stainless tube), I'd need to find a device that will generate acoustic pulses in the sub-150 kHz range. I thought of NDT devices for flaw detection in concrete, etc - not sure as I'm unfamiliar with this equipment. Any suggestions on a better approach or sources of equipment that will do this job for me?


    
 
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Trevor Easton
Engineering
Dofasco Inc, Canada, Joined Nov 1998, 13

Trevor Easton

Engineering
Dofasco Inc,
Canada,
Joined Nov 1998
13
07:31 Jul-19-2007
Re: NDT Ultrasonic Device Question
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: I am developing a simple remote switch that will communicate with it's receive through a short (one metre) length of stainless steel.

What is the remote switch sensing at the end of the stainless tube? A little more information may help us to suggest a means of communication.


    
 
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